University of Birmingham - Cast in Crimson

March 26, 2009

Engineers at the University of Birmingham have invented a new casting process that could reduce the energy costs of light-metal foundries. The new technology, known as the Constrained Rapid Induction Melting Single Shot Method (Crimson), means that foundries need only heat the quantity of metal required to fill a single mould rather than whole batches.

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